Police: California Rapist Missing, Making Threats

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Associated Press Release

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) -- A paroled rapist has been reported missing in Southern California after he cut off his GPS monitoring device, and authorities say he's been harassing the family of his elderly victim with threatening and obscene phone calls.

The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/1dNlOHS) officials recently lost track of 55-year-old Dennis Michael McKenzie when he cut off his locator beacon. He has a history of spending time in Lake Arrowhead, Long Beach, Palm Springs and Los Angeles County.

McKenzie was sentenced to seven years in prison for raping an 80-year-old woman in 2004. He was paroled to a halfway house in Long Beach and registered as a sex offender.

Authorities say McKenzie has made more than 50 calls to the victim's family.

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Information from: The Press-Enterprise, http://www.pe.com


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